Monthly Archives: March 2020

Impact of the coronavirus in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

WAVS students and staff have been proactively cleaning and disinfecting the school in anticipation of the coronavirus outbreak.

For the latest cases overview click here. May 5, 2020: Total cases rose to 475 in Guinea-Bissau, of those 24 people have now recovered and 2 people have died. May 1, 2020 : Guinean health authorities announced that in the past 24 hours, Guinea-Bissau has registered 52 new cases of COVID-19 and that the Minister […]

The new WAVS campus takes another leap forward

A grand from the Japanese embassy in Dakar is helping build the new WAVS campus to equip young people in Guinea-Bissau with job skills.

An American nonprofit. A government ministry in a tiny country in West Africa. A grant funded by the government of Japan. All of these organizations came together last month to make something special happen: Launch a new vocational school campus that will equip hundreds of young women and men with life-changing job skills. On February […]

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